Satcom Direct Releases New Unity Mobile App

Satellite Beach, Fla. (March 26, 2013) – Satcom Direct, provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, has released a new mobile application, GetORT+, to allow users of the Satcom Direct Unity product kit to interface with their satcom equipment using Apple devices.

The GetORT+ mobile app supports and operates on the latest Apple iOS and allows customers to use their iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad Mini to interface with their Satcom equipment.

Along with a Unity product kit, the GetORT+ app allows operators and aircraft maintenance personnel with Honeywell Satcom Terminal (MCS 3000, 6000, 4000, 7000, 7200) and AIS-2000 SAT TV to perform Owner Requirements Table (ORT) loading and channel list updates to the AIS-2000 Multi-Region Module. This release of the GetORT+ iPhone/iPad app supports upload of ORT files to the Honeywell MCS-3000, 6000, 4000, 7000, and 7200; supports upload of channel list and RIC file updates to AIS-2000 Multi-Region Modules; and supports upload of both preloaded ORT files and e-mailed files.

“GetORT+ will enable customers to simplify their satcom maintenance. With the GetORT+ app, operators can now configure their Honeywell satcom terminal and AIS-2000 SAT TV using a single app on their iPhone or iPad,” said Ken Bantoft, Vice President of Engineering for Satcom Integration. “It offers a replacement for legacy PC-based applications that are not supported for installation or running on Windows 7 or 8 and makes use of existing cables for current Unity customers.”

Unity is Satcom Direct’s latest mobile satcom support product that allows avionics technicians to connect to multiple satcom systems for troubleshooting, diagnostic and configuration management. The Unity product kit is comprised of a selection of terminal adapters and a suite of mobile applications which access data from the aircraft’s satcom systems.

The GetORT+ mobile app is available from the App Store for $9.99 USD and can be found by searching for “Satcom Direct”. A Unity Kit (Unity II, Unity III, Unity Honeywell or Unity Dealer) is required to use this app. Further information about the Unity product kit and GetORT+ app can be found on the Satcom Direct website www.satcomdirect.com under Exclusive Services.

About Satcom Direct

Satcom Direct is the leading provider of satellite voice and broadband data solutions for flight deck and cabin communications serving business, military, government, and heads of state aircraft. The company is a premier Inmarsat Distribution Partner, Iridium Service Partner, and ViaSat Yonder's preferred reseller, supporting more than ninety percent of all corporate flight departments worldwide. Satcom Direct continues to advance its services through mobile applications and value adds – from flight deck datalink to cabin communications – making Satcom Direct the leader in aeronautical satcom service. For more information regarding Satcom Direct, visit www.satcomdirect.com, e-mail sales@satcomdirect.com, or call +1.321.777.3000. To view Satcom Direct’s portable satellite communication equipment and services, including satellite phones and BGAN units, visit www.satcomstore.com, e-mail mobileops@satcomdirect.com, or call +1.321.777.0771.

 

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